Grass+ Section 11 - Optimising Fertiliser Practice

Published 29 December 11

grass+ section 11


Optimising Fertiliser Practice

  • Managing soil pH and P & K status.
  • Valuing the N contribution of clover.
  • Understanding the N contributions of organic manures.
  • Balancing N inputs and offtake.

Objective: To integrate all available fertilisers into a cost-effective management programme, optimising pasture growth for when it's required.

Challenge: Ensure your swards have the right pH and P & K status. Achieve a better balance between your N inputs and offtake. Identify ways to reduce your fertiliser bills and make better use of clover.

You are able to download the content of section 11 of the grass+ programme.